Recipe by Emjay99
This is the closest substitute for Bisquick and can be used even as a cake mix. For Bisquick recipes go to www.bisquick.com. Double the recipe for larger family.
Top Review by Salamanders Scribe
I needed some bisquick to make cheddar bay biscuits with, so I made this. Discovered at the last minute that I was out of shortening, so had to use butter and store the extra mix in the fridge. My biscuits turned out great! Thanks for this recipe!
- 4 3⁄4 cups cake-and-pastry flour (or 4 1/4 all purpose flour)
- 2 tablespoons baking powder
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon cream of tartar
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 3⁄4 cup instant milk
- 1 1⁄8 cups vegetable shortening
Directions See How It's Made
- Sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda, cream of tartar and salt.
- Place in a food processor fitted with metal blade.
- Add skim milk powder and process a few seconds to mix ingredients.
- Cut shortening into chunks and add to dry ingredients.
- Process until mixture resembles coarse crumbs and margarine is distributed evenly.
- Do not over process.
- Spoon into an 8 cup container and seal tightly.
- Store in the refrigerator.